City Mourns Lincoln

Alexandria Gazette, Volume 66, Number 89, 20 April 1865

Local News

Large numbers of our citizens attended the funeral of President Lincoln, yesterday. ¬†All business in this place was entirely suspended, and the whole city clothed in mourning — Minute guns were fired throughout the day, at the batteries and forts in and around this place, and the bells were tolled at intervals. ¬†Everything wore an air of deep sorrow.

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